To lay bare

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To revamp

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To do someone in

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To clear up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To boost

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To look forward to something

Meaning: to happily expect something that is happening in the future Examples: He had worked hard and was looking forward to his retirement. We look forward to your visit next week. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006...

To keep from

Meaning: to not do something, or to not tell someone something Examples: I couldn’t keep from eating all the food at the party. I think he’s not telling me the whole story, I think he’s keeping something from me. About Matt KrauseMatt began his...

To hold up

Meaning: to delay something or to rob something Examples: I’m sorry, I am late but I was held up in a meeting. The bank was held up by the two criminals. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies...

To run into

Meaning: to experience something or meet somebody unexpectedly Examples: I’ve run into a problem with the project. I ran into him on the street yesterday. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies...

To look on

Meaning: to watch something happen without taking part in it Examples: Look on the bright side – no one was badly hurt. You go speak to the group. I will just stand in the corner and look on. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and...

To get back to something

Meaning: to respond to something or to resume doing something Examples: I will get back to you tomorrow. (I will respond to you tomorrow.) That was a good meeting, but now I need to get back to work. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import...

To get up

Meaning: to wake up and get out of bed, or to stand up (like from a chair) Examples: Matt gets up at 5am. (Matt wakes up and gets out bed at 5am) I need to get up from this chair. (I need to stand up) About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import...

To look over

To examine or inspect something or someone. Examples: Can you look over this email and tell me what you think? He looked over my application and said it looked fine. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching...

To let up

Phrasal verb: to let up Definition: To become less strong or less intense. Examples: When the rain lets up, let’s go outside for a walk.A good coach never lets up on pushing her athletes to excellence. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To get through

To understand a point of view or opinion. Examples: Nothing you say will get through to her when she’s angry.D.A.R.E. is a drug resistance program that was created to get through to teenagers about the dangers of doing drugs. To finish an activity. Examples: Once I...

To vie

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To speed up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To look into something

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To eye

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

Go-to

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To run against somebody or something

Meaning: to oppose somebody or something, usually, but not always, in an election Examples: Luck was really running against you yesterday! Biden ran against Trump in the 2020 US election. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since...

To spark

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To get up to speed

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To break with

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To bolster

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To bear the brunt

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...